Tag: TRAPS & HIDS Disease

Kids Wish Network grants Disney wish for child with rare blood disorder

July 2014

COLUMBIA, Md.: When you picture someone who has suffered a stroke, you probably think of an older person, not an 8-year-old boy. Meeting Jalin Hopkins of Columbia, M.D., might just change your perception. The young boy suffers from a rare and dangerous blood disorder but is still able to maintain a positive attitude, a trait […]

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Celebrating World Moyamoya Day at Disney: Jalin’s Wish

November 2013

“Jalin had the time of his life” When you think about someone who has suffered a stroke, Jalin’s face probably wouldn’t pop into your mind. That’s because Jalin is an 8-year-old boy who suffers from a rare and dangerous blood condition called Moyamoya. The uncommon disorder causes the ring of blood vessels at the base […]

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Brinley’s Disney Princess dream comes true

November 2013

“Brinley can’t stop talking about her wish, she keeps telling everyone she meets.” For 5-year-old Brinley, being an exception isn’t necessarily a good thing. The fun and loving child suffers from two very rare genetic disorders that attack her immune system and cause her to have recurrent episodes of high fevers, abdominal and muscle pain, […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.